Template:AttribFile

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This template is to be used on all files except SVG Images that make use of elements from other files available on Commons.

It provides an easy way to attribute the author of work requiring such attribution.
In future it can allow for tracking of how free images are being used and derived from.

The template automatically sets the following categories: Category:Derivative files

Usage

{{Attrib |1= |2= }}

Or use the shorthand {{AttribFile |… parameters as described …}}

Template parameters

Parameter Description Default Status
1 name of the file were elements are taken from empty required
2 name of the user who created that image (will be checked for existence) empty optional
category
name of a category (to be used instead of the standard category) empty optional
type
file type specification ("SVG", "file") file optional
user
u
user(s) who created that image. This information will be displayed as-it-is:
It can be passed in linkable format as e.g. {{U|user}} or as plain text.
When provided the other parameter #2 is ignored and no existence check is performed.
empty optional

Additional information

The template is intended to be used in the following namespaces: the File namespace

The template is intended to be used by the following user groups: all users

See also

Localization

For layout and localizing templates see Template:Attrib#Localization — autotranslation maintainance can be performed only there!